Here is our newsletter for this week! You will notice there is no PGF Seminar this week 🙁 but we have compiled a number of other super interesting events for you! Unfortunately, some of the seminars will overlap, so unless you have a Time-Turner (in which case, please give a seminar on that!) you will have to choose wisely.
GREEK ARCHAEOLOGY MASTERCLASS BY PROFESSOR FRANÇOIS LISSARRAGUE (EHESS AND CURRENT LEVENTIS VISITING PROFESSOR AT EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY)
Date/Time: Wednesday 25 October 2017, 13:30-15:00. Venue: Room 2.49, Armstrong Building.
ARCHAEOLOGY RESEARCH SEMINAR: ‘LIVING WITH MONUMENTS: RECENT RESEARCH ON NEOLITHIC ACTIVITY AT AND AROUND AVEBURY.’ BY PROFESSOR JOSHUA POLLARD (SOUTHAMPTON).
Date/Time: Wednesday 25 October 2017, 16:00. Venue: Room 2.16, Armstrong Building. http://www.ncl.ac.uk/hca/seminars/item/recentresearchonneolithicactivityatandaroundavebury.html
HISTORY RESEARCH SEMINAR: ‘MARRIAGE, SLAVERY AND ARABIAN IDENTITY IN LATE ANTIQUITY.’ BY MAJIED ROBINSON (UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH)
Date/Time: Wednesday 25 October 2017, 16:00. Venue: Room 1.05, Armstrong Building.
In this talk, Majied Robinson will demonstrate how statistical analysis of gender relations amongst the tribe of Muhammad can be used to create a new narrative of tribal and ethnic belonging in early Islamic history. Among the topics addressed will be the political and economic origins of Mecca, the emergence of the Quraysh as a distinct tribal entity, and Arabian ethnogenesis in the post-conquest period. http://www.ncl.ac.uk/hca/seminars/item/marriageslaveryandarabianidentityinlateantiquity.html
CLASSICS AND ANCIENT HISTORY RESEARCH SEMINAR: ‘BODY AND ARMOUR: HEROIC WARRIORS IN ATTIC VASE PAINTING’ BY PROFESSOR FRANÇOIS LISSARRAGUE (EHESS)
Date/Time: Wednesday 25 October 2017, 17:00. Venue: Room 2.50, Armstrong Building. http://www.ncl.ac.uk/hca/seminars/item/bodyandarmourheroicwarriorsinatticvasepainting.html
ARCHAEOLOGY RESEARCH SEMINAR: ‘IBERIAN ENTANGLEMENTS: THE USE AND REUSE OF ATHENIAN POTTERY IN ANCIENT SPAIN’ BY DR DIANA RODRÍGUEZ PEREZ (OXFORD)
Date/Time: Thursday 26 October 2017, 16:00. Venue: Room 2.16, Armstrong Building http://www.ncl.ac.uk/hca/seminars/item/iberianentanglementstheuseandreuseofathenianpotteryin ancientspain.html
And to finish off the exciting events for this week, if you’re looking for a trip to Durham:
The Modern European History Group at Durham has the following event:
‘THE GREEK COLONELS’ – REFIME, THE TRANSNATIONAL ANTI-TORTURE CAMPAIGN AND THE RISE OF GLOBAL HUMAN RIGHTS STANDARDS’ BY KONSTANTINA MARAGKOU (LSE); SEMINAR
Date/Time: Thursday 26 October 2017, 5.15pm. Venue: History Department, Seminar Room 1.
Enjoy, and we’ll catch you next week!
The PGF Committee